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Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.

The Dental Hygiene Program is accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association.

Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association
211 East Chicago Avenue 6th Floor
Chicago, Illinois 61611
Tel#: 312-440-2500

If you wish to file a complaint with the Commission, please refer to the above listed address to do so.


The written National Dental Hygiene Board Examination is required and offered through the American Dental Association. The Florida Dental Hygiene Board Examination, a clinical examination, is required for licensure to practice dental hygiene in the State of Florida.
For further information, please contact:

American Dental Association
Council on Dental Education and Licensure
211 East Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
800-621-8099, ext. 2698

State of Florida Department of Health
Medical Quality Assurance/ Licensure Information
4042 Bald Cypress Way
Tallahassee, FL.
Phone: 850 -488-0595
Fax: 850 - 487-9626